|comminute||(verb) Reduce to small pieces or particles by pounding or abrading.|
|Synonyms:||bray, mash, crunch, grind|
|Usage:||The chef comminuted the spices in his mortar for several minutes before sprinkling them on the chicken.|
- 発音記号[kɑ'mənjùːt | kɔ'minjùːt]
'Columbine'By DAVE CULLEN
tr.v., -mized, -miz·ing, -miz·es.
- To dissect (an animal or other organism) to study the structure and relation of the parts.
- To analyze in minute detail: "Pynchon is the devil who went beyond the grave to anatomize the remains of the modern soul" (Josephine Hendin). See synonyms at analyze.